Sexy job, sense of humor, slogan
By Peter Horner
They already have the sexiest job of the 21st century according to a Harvard Business Review article by Tom Davenport and D.J. Patil. Now, it turns out, data scientists also have a great sense of humor. Who knew?
The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) will hold exams for its Certified Analytics Professional program according to the following schedule:
Queens School of Business
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Jan. 11, 2014
ITPG Education Center
Vienna, Va. (suburb of Washington, D.C.)
Jan. 29, 2014
University of Alabama
Business Analytics Symposium
March 6, 2014
Drexel University James E. Marks Intercultural Center
March 29, 2014
INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics and O.R.
Westin Boston Waterfront
June 21, 2014
INFORMS Conference on The Business of Big Data
San Jose Marriott
San Jose, Calif.
To apply, click on https://www.informs.org/Certification-Continuing-Ed/Analytics-Certification/Apply-for-Certification
For more information, click on https://www.informs.org/Certification-Continuing-Ed/Analytics-Certification
March 30 - April 1, 2013
2014 INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics & Operations Research
June 22-24, 2014
2014 INFORMS Conference on the Business of Big Data
San Jose, CA
December 15, 2013
AnyLogic Conference: Multimethod Simulation & Modeling
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For more information, visit www.aimms.com/aimms-pro-platform.